Nail salons are beauty care facilities that offer nail care such as pedicures, manicures, and nail enhancements. Typically, nail salons offer services for skin care. According to the popular Nails Magazine, there are approximately 38,000 nail salon facilities in the United States only. Apart from this, the people who do this type of services are known as nail technicians.
A pedicurist, nail technician, and manicurist offer varieties of services such as nail shaping and cleaning in order to make a more attractive nail, pushing and softening cuticles and applying nail polish on them. There are also great selections of nail salon equipments, few of them are: nail dryers, pedicure and manicure accessories, manicure tables, foot bath, and pedicure stools, body and spa equipments etc.
Equipments that are used in nail salons differ from salons that only offer hair styling services. The necessary materials are a bit expensive, depending on the brands and things that owners need.
The essential equipments that are required in starting a nail salon business are listed below:
Manicure Table: This is the most common equipment that almost if not all nail salons use. It’s like a desk that lets the nail technicians to work on a steady and ample surface. Usually, manicure tables have storage drawers, swivel casters and a hand rest.
High end manicure tables have extra features including built-in electrical sockets, polish racks, and vents. Typical manicure tables are made out of wood laminate for easy cleaning and durability. Such typical manicure table’s price ranges from US$ 100 to US$ 1000. Prices of course depend on the offered features as well as the materials used.
Nail Dryer: It is normally used to dry nails and they are normally placed on top of the manicure table to allow customers to dry their nails.
Padded Chair: This equipment is necessary for pedicure spas, where customers sit and relax whilst the nail technicians do their work. The majority of padded chairs also offer rolling back massages. It is attached to a foot spa, where customers can soak their feet before they have their nail treatment. Foot spas offer full feet and lower legs massages. Such typical padded chairs are easily available and it will cost around US$ 3000 to US$ 4000.
Technicians Stool: This is a little stool that gives nail technicians to get a better angle facing the customers while doing nail treatments.
Hot Towel Warmer: This equipment pampers the customers and makes them dry because of this warm towel. Generally, it is used for body and facial services. In terms of dimensions, it has a 13 inches width, inches depth, and 10 inches height.
Beauty Equipment Set: This beauty equipment set includes a shaver, nail polisher, trimmer, mirror, eyelash curler, and lighted tweezers. This equipment also includes a color box and has a size of 22 X 13.1 X 6.9 centimeters.